Michael Percillier

List of John Benjamins publications for which Michael Percillier plays a role.


Subjects English linguistics | Language acquisition | Multilingualism | Sociolinguistics and Dialectology


Percillier, Michael. 2022. Chapter 2. Adapting the Dynamic Model to historical linguistics: Case studies on the Middle English and Anglo-Norman contact situation. English Historical Linguistics: Historical English in contact, Los, Bettelou, Chris Cummins, Lisa Gotthard, Alpo Honkapohja and Benjamin Molineaux (eds.), pp. 5–34
This chapter describes a new application of the Dynamic Model of contact by Edgar W. Schneider to the medieval contact situation between Anglo-Norman and Middle English, which lasted from 1066 until ca. 1500. Specifically, the emergence of an insular variety of Old French called Anglo-French, as… read more | Chapter
The network of prepositional secondary predicate constructions has undergone massive changes throughout the history of English. While in Old English forms marked with to (e.g. crown someone to king) used to dominate, forms marked with as dominate in Present-Day English (e.g. crown someone as king).… read more | Chapter